Mixed Mania Episode

Mixed episodes are defined by symptoms of mania and depression that occur at the same time or in rapid sequence without recovery in between.. Mania with mixed features usually involves irritability, high energy, racing thoughts and speech, and overactivity or agitation.Apr 14, 2020


Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: PW128
Diagnosis: Mixed Mania Episode
US Patients:
World Patients:
Sex Ratio:
Age Onset:
Brain Area:
Symptoms: Both mania and depression features occur in rapid succession: ideas of suicide, homicide, sensory overload, heightened irrritability.
Progression: positive nervous energy is interspersed with depressive rumination along with exhaustion and purposeless movement.
Causes: Breaks up depression by adding in manic episodes while no manic episodes have occurred previously making it bipolar I or II.
Medications: Mood stabilizers; anticonvulsants; antipsychotics. These may quiet the mania, but not help much with depressive symptoms.


The world-wide medical research
reports chosen for each diagnosis 

Clicking each title opens the
PubMed article’s summary-abstract.